Defining ownership and control in a digital world

Used online, terms such as ownership and control have slightly more fluid connotations than their physical counterparts - but we can still define their context and meaning. At digi.me, we unlock the power of personal data for users by enabling them to gather and collate information from multiple services, platforms and places in one single … Continue reading Defining ownership and control in a digital world

World’s biggest tech companies failing users on data privacy

Some of the world's top tech companies are failing users over privacy, according to the most comprehensive research published on the subject. Firms including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, AT&T, Orange France and Vodafone were surveyed by an organisation called Ranking Digital Rights using 31 measures that focused on corporate disclosure of policies and practices … Continue reading World’s biggest tech companies failing users on data privacy

10 ways digi.me gives you back control of your data

News of data breaches and leaks has been everywhere recently, particularly in the wake of the Ashley Madison hack. And yet, as our popular blog on the apps that are spying on your life proved, we are giving more and more about ourselves away without questioning it, often in the mistaken belief it is the … Continue reading 10 ways digi.me gives you back control of your data

Ashley Madison and Spotify: lessons about personal data privacy

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It's been an interesting week for observers and chroniclers of data issues, especially around privacy and what we can reasonably expect to happen to information we trust to the web and individual websites. First there was the Ashley Madison leak, following an earlier hack, where millions of email addresses and account details of users, including … Continue reading Ashley Madison and Spotify: lessons about personal data privacy

Latest digi.me update includes Flickr support

Digi.me has just got even better, with the launch of a new version that introduces some exciting updates while keeping all of the other brilliant features you already know and love. The story of you can now be even more complete, as the new version (7.0.8 for those of you keeping track) now syncs with … Continue reading Latest digi.me update includes Flickr support

Personal Data Privacy in the News This Week

This week there has been a lot of discussion on TechCrunch and other sites as a result of this publication detailing how people don't understand how their personal data is being used by social networks or search sites. The essence of these articles puts into question whether your personal data is really being used with your … Continue reading Personal Data Privacy in the News This Week

How Tim Cook and the NY Times Opened Up the Privacy Debate

This week really has been an interesting one with two big stories hitting the news both relating to personal data and privacy.  The first was this story "Tim Cook blasts Silicon Valley companies for 'gobbling up' your personal data" and that was followed up with this article today in the New York Times "Mark Zuckerberg, … Continue reading How Tim Cook and the NY Times Opened Up the Privacy Debate